Punk Rock Bowling New Jersey and Las Vegas Lineups Revealed Featuring Iggy Pop, NOFX, Bad Religion + More
In life there’s some things that simply just go together: spaghetti and meatballs, peanut butter and jelly, and, of course, punk rock and bowling! This year marks the 19th annual Punk Rock Bowling festival, which will be held in both Downtown Las Vegas and Asbury Park, New Jersey on May 26 through 29 and June 10 and 11 respectively.
The New Jersey lineup was just revealed and will feature headlining sets from The Specials and NOFX over the weekend. Set to perform on Saturday under The Specials are Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Dillinger Four, a rare reunion appearance from The Explosion, Pop, The Templars, Crazy and the Brains, Ravagers and Vansanders. Sunday’s lineup will not only boast the ever-witty NOFX, but Buzzcocks, Lifetime, Leftover Crack, Pietasters, The New Darkbuster, Posers, Big Wig and Hot Blood as well.
As for Las Vegas, the festival see the legendary Iggy Pop headline Saturday night, Bad Religion close things out on Sunday and Cock Sparrer take the stage last on Monday. Friday’s lineup will also feature Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, OFF!, The Spits, The Interruptors, Plague Vendor, Drug Church, Mobina Galore and New Trends.
Additional performances on Sunday will come from Fidlar, Choking Victim, Bouncing Souls, The Dickies, The Real McKenzies, Lost in Society, Ten Can Riot and The Venemous Pinks. Monday will serve as the last day of Punk Rock Bowling Las Vegas, with Pennywise, The Adicts, Discharge, Booze & Glory, Lions Law, Wolfpack, Roadside Bombs and The Quitters rounding out the bill.
“We want to bring the whole experience of what we’ve been doing in Las Vegas for the past 18 years to Asbury Park. Vegas is its own animal where the party goes all night. Asbury has a distinct appeal with the ocean right across the street from the festival stage; there is a neighborhood type of vibe going on that gives the festival a truly unique setting,” said Punk Rock Bowling co-founder Mark Sterns.
Regular two-day passes and limited Early Bird passes for Asbury Park will be on sale at 4PM ET today (Feb. 17) at the Punk Rock Bowling website and single day tickets will be on sale on March 3 at 4PM ET. Tickets for the Las Vegas edition are already on sale and can be purchased here.
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